The VHSL voted to postpone all sports for the 2020-21 school year until December. The exact start dates for BFMS will be announced at a later date. Start dates for high school sports are listed below. Please call Jessica Slough at 540-493-6542 if you have any questions. 
Season 1 (Winter Sports) December 14 - February 20 - Basketball, Indoor Track, Swim, and Wrestling
Season 2 (Fall Sports) February 15 - May 1 - Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, and Volleyball
Season 3 (Spring Sports) April 12 - June 26 - Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, and Track and Field

Please go ahead and get physicals completed. Don't wait for the last minute! 

The mandatory fall sports parent meetings for the 2020-21 school year have been postponed until further notice. 

Football conditioning will begin July 1. Anyone who would like to participate must have a VHSL physical on file that is dated on or after May 1, 2020. They will meet at the middle school football field from 2:30-4:30 every Monday and Wednesday. Strict guidelines will be in place at all times. These guidelines are included below. Please call Coach Renick at 540-798-9221 if you have any questions. 

BFMS Football Return to Work

Cheer conditioning will begin on Tuesday, June 30th and well be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-11:30 AM. We will meet in the courtyard in between Law Gym and the auditorium at the high school. Strict guidelines will be followed at all times. These guidelines are included below. Everyone who participates must have a VHSL physical dated after May 1, 2020. Please email Coach Kelci Hall at if you have any questions. 


**Girls Basketball open gym will be held at the high school. Please contact Coach Patterson at if your daughter is interested in attending. You muct contact him before your child will be allowed to participate and you must have a VHSL physical on file. Please call Jessica Slough at 540-493-6542 or contact Coach Patterson if you have any other questions. 

Students in grades 7 & 8 who wish to participate in interscholastic athletics are encouraged to do so. Sixth graders can only act as managers if selected by the coach. Programs include cheerleading, football, volleyball, cross country, golf, wrestling, basketball, softball, track, baseball, tennis, and soccer. These teams compete in the Roanoke Valley Middle School League. Students must pass three out of four classes for 8th graders, and four of the five for 7th graders each semester in order to compete in a sport the following semester. A Virginia High School physical is required before students may participate in any interscholastic event. Physical forms can be picked up at BFMS or TGC or printed online In addition to the physical form, every athlete must sign a participation form as well as a concussion policy form.  

Activity buses are available for students who participate in after-school activities. Buses pick up at the West Hall at 6:00 p.m. and transport students to Franklin County High School, where they will board buses that transport them to the bus stop nearest their homes. Students who ride the activity buses are required to obtain an activity bus pass from the person who is responsible for the activity.  

You can call the bus garage at 483-5541 to find out which bus to ride and where the bus will stop, or click the link below.  PLEASE NOTE:  THE ACTIVITY BUS DOES NOT NECESSARILY STOP AT THE SAME PLACE AS THE REGULAR BUS.   **ACTIVITY BUS ROUTES
Students must have an activity bus pass, secured from the sponsor or coach in order to ride the activity bus. NO EXCEPTIONS!

The same acceptable bus conduct that is expected on any bus ride is also expected on activity buses. Activity bus transportation is a privilege that can be withdrawn for inappropriate behavior.

For more information, please contact our Athletic Coordinator, Jessica Slough at 
or at 540-493-6542.